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Agricultural Program Offers Fresh Produce And More

Published: March 18, 2019 at 06:00 am
Shortts Farm is again starting its Community Supported Agriculture program, in which residents purchase "shares" and receive a basket of produce and other items each week.

Senior Paw Project To Be Subject Of Free Lunch And Learn

Published: March 15, 2019 at 03:00 pm
The Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary invites local residents to learn about its Senior Paw Project at a special Lunch and Learn on Friday, March 29. The project addresses the critical and growing needs of aging Americans who are unable to keep or care for their beloved dogs or cats.

ZBA Backs Location For Second Hawleyville Gas Station

Published: March 18, 2019 at 07:00 am
Although several Hawleyville residents expressed public safety concerns about allowing a proposed gas station/convenience store to operate at 13 Hawleyville Road (State Route 25), Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) members have unanimously endorsed having such a facility at the 3.7-acre site within the Hawleyville Center Design District (HCDD) zone.

Top of the Mountain

Published: March 15, 2019 at 07:00 am
Newtown, from a cat's point of view.

Rose Lawrence

Published: March 15, 2019 at 09:10 am
Rose Lawrence, 86, a lifelong resident of Newtown, departed this life on March 12, 2019, at River Glen Healthcare Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Earl Lawrence, Jr. Rose was born in Newtown on March 14, 1932,

Sandy Hook Residential Subdivision Gains P&Z Approval

Published: March 17, 2019 at 07:00 am
After reviewing design plans for the project, Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) members have approved a residential subdivision for land at 77 Bennetts Bridge Road, near that street’s intersection with Lakeview Terrace and Gelding Hill Road.

Deterring Auto Theft Focus Of Police Conference

Published: March 15, 2019 at 07:00 am
Newtown Police Chief James Viadero recently attended a Bridgeport conference at which six other municipal police chiefs and the state’s Commissioner of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP) discussed possible solutions to an ongoing rash of juvenile crime, especially auto theft.

An Unlikely Friendship At Ram Pasture

Published: March 17, 2019 at 08:00 am
A Canada goose showed up on Hawley Pond nearly five months ago. Injured and alone, he has formed a tentative friendship with one couple who may have saved his life by paying attention to him when other geese would not.

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